The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Britain criticised for praising China on UN Human Rights Day
The Guardian, December 10, 2015

Statement on the Occasion of Human Rights Day 2015
Representatives of the Federal Republic of Germany in the PRC, December 10, 2015

Human Rights Day Statement by Ambassador Max BaucusDay
The Guardian, December 10, 2015

联合国人权组织呼吁中国停止酷刑虐待囚犯 (UN human rights body calls on China to stop torturing detainees)
Radio Free Asia, December 10, 2015

UN Torture Committee concludes review of China with scathing observations
Human Rights in China, December 10, 2015

China denounces UN rights report as biased, “incorrect”
The Sun Daily, December 10, 2015

China’s Cultural Revolution could happen again, warns ex-Shenzhen mayor and former rising political star
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2015

China to register “undocumented citizens”
Al Jazeera, December 10, 2015

中国允许给黑户孩户口 (China to give undocumented children household registration permits)
Radio France Internationale, December 10, 2015中国/20151210-中国一胎制人口-中国-一胎制-人口-珍妮特

China to prosecute former environment official for graft
Reuters, December 10, 2015

Beijing’s smog is a symptom of corruption
The Financial Times, December 9, 2015